Procedure How to register for e-DES service

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Direction des Services Fiscaux

Le Panorama
57 rue Grimaldi
MC 98000 MONACO

Department of Tax Services :
(+377) 98 98 81 21
(+377) 98 98 81 22

Fax : (+ 377) 98 98 81 55

Opening Hours : from 9h30 to 17h00 from Monday to Friday

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Direction des Services Fiscaux

Le Panorama
57 rue Grimaldi
MC 98000 MONACO

Opening Hours : from 9h30 to 17h00 from Monday to Friday

Phone : (+ 377) 98 98 81 21

Phone : (+ 377) 98 98 81 22

Fax : (+ 377) 98 98 81 55

Send us an email
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Principle and conditions

Since 1 January 2010, Monegasque operators offering services to customers established in an EU Member State other than France, are required to file a EC Sales List for Services (called DES in Monaco) at the Department of Tax Services within 10 working days of the month following the invoice.   It is to be noted that the DES is due when the invoice is drawn up and not when payment is received. 

Services to be declared are those under the reverse charge mechanism, pursuant to Article 11 of the Turnover Tax Code. 

Hence, services received by Monaco customers are not subject to the DES. They are simply included in the turnover tax return on line 3 of Box A and give rise to a reverse charge. 

EC Sales List for Services must be filed online except for companies exempt from VAT which are authorised to file these returns in hard copies. 

1

Obtaining and completing the forms

To get the forms you can either:

  • Download them here:

Download file E-DES - Formulaire d'adhésion (353-0031_02-2010) E-DES - Formulaire d'adhésion (353-0031_02-2010)

     If you wish to appoint a representative

Download file E-DES - Modèle de mandat (353-0032_02-2010) E-DES - Modèle de mandat (353-0032_02-2010)

  • Or collect them from the Department of Tax Services – intra-community VAT Office (1st floor)

You can also download the following leaflets: 

Download file Conditions générales applicables au service e-DES Conditions générales applicables au service e-DES

Download file Notice technique relative au service e-DES Notice technique relative au service e-DES

2

Establishing and submitting the application for registration

Your application for registration must contain the registration form duly completed and a mandate if applicable.  You must submit these at the Tax Division of the Department of Tax Services.

3

Receiving the confirmation letter from the Department of Tax Services

You will receive the following from the Intra-community VAT Office of the Department of Tax Services:

  • A confirmation letter sent by registered post with acknowledgement of receipt informing you of your effective registration date
  • A security certificate to the email address specified in the registration form.  This certificate is valid for 6 years and is automatically renewed at the expiry of this period
  • This email also contains a password linked to this certificate

As from the date mentioned in the confirmation letter, you can use the e-DES service .

Last update: 19/01/2015

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